La Grande

The City of La Grande is the economic, educational, recreational, and cultural hub for eastern Oregon, with a family oriented, small-town character. La Grande is the county seat of Union County and has a population of over 13,000. It has a vibrant business district, healthcare system and lots of parks and recreation. La Grande also includes a historic commercial district listed on the National Register of Historic Places

La Grande lies east of the Blue Mountains and southeast of Pendleton. Interstate 84 is the main freeway past La Grande. It links La Grande with other nearby cities in the area (Pendleton, Baker City), as well as other regionally important cities, including Ontario and Umatilla, Boise, Idaho, and Spokane and the Tri-Cities area of Washington.La Grande is a crew change point on the Huntington and La Grande subdivisions of the Union Pacific Railroadand is also the junction of the Idaho Northern and Pacific Railroad's 20-mile (32 km) short line to Elgin. You can also reach La Grande using the La Grande/Union County Airport.

For more information, visit www.cityoflagrande.org/

La Grande

Population

Total Population

13,851

Population
Growth Rate

0.55%

Median Age

35

Diversity Index

30.300

Housing & Income

Households

5,767

Total Housing Units

6,176


Owner Occupied

2,902

Renter Occupied

2,866

Vacant

409

Median Home Value

$197,076


Average Home Value

$222,838

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.65%


Per Capita Income

2.19%

Income Projection

Median Household

$44,640 $48,478


Average Household

$63,213 $70,398


Per Capita

$26,196 $29,194

Workforce

Total Businesses

666

Total Employed

7,158

Workers 16+

5,708

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

17

Employed

1,340

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

73

Employed

1,286

2020 Public Administration

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Businesses

65

Employed

1,119

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

100

Employed

819

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

54

Employed

673

2020 Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

43

Employed

591

Some
High School

370

Graduated
High School

2,299

Associates
Degree

860

Bachelor's
Degree

1,687

Graduate
Degree

935

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

5,421

Non-Resident Commuters

232

Drive Alone

4,156

Carpooled

605

Public

23

Work At Home

244